Podcast Episode 74: Dr Rich Willy – Running Researcher & Physical Therapist at University of Montana (Assoc Prof.)

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Episode 74: Running Researcher & Physical Therapist at University of Montana (Assoc Prof.) – Dr Rich Willy

I recently sat down with Running Researcher & Physical Therapist at University of Montana (Assoc Prof.) – Dr Rich Willy for Episode 74 of The Physical Performance Show podcast.

I had a fire-side chat with Rich who unpacks about running mechanics, injuries and research.  We discuss, knee pain, strength training for runners, running shoes, running trends and technology as well as so much more.

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In this episode Rich shares:

  • Introduction Rich Willy
  • Rich’s week in a snapshot
  • Why Rich got into Physical Therapy
  • Focus on researching Knees
  • Patello Femoral Pain
  • BMI and Patello Femoral Pain
  • Best advice in regard to Patello Femoral Pain
  • Running Mechanics
  • Preferred Step Rate
  • The role of strength training in running
  • Changes in running mechanics with aging
  • Running Shoes
  • What Rich is most excited about
  • Best Advice
  • Physical Challenge – Strength Training – start off with some easy weights

To follow Dr Rich Willy

To follow on social @rwilly2003 (Twitter)

Email: rchwilly@gmail.com

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The Physical Performance Show Brad Beer